Author(s): John White
In this text, readers will learn hundreds of facts about both flat racing and steeple-chasing, covering a range of topics from horses, jockeys, owners and trainers to racetracks and betting coups. The text also includes biographies of racing personalities, lists of winners, famous quotations, and racing records.
John White has built up an impressive database of facts and stats on just about every sport imaginable and his innovative Miscellany series now numbers some 15 titles from horse racing to football and motor racing to cricket. An Irishman, from Belfast, he is fortunate to live close to some the greatest racing stables not just in Europe but across the world, a breeding ground for legendary horses, trainers and jockeys.